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SIM-free iPhone 4S priced -  starts at CA$649/629/499

SIM-free iPhone 4S priced - starts at CA$649/629/499

05 October, 2011 | comments (95)

As usual, Apple only mentioned the pricing of the US version of the iPhone 4S at the announcement of the smartphone. Today, however, we also got the unlocked price of latest iPhone thanks to the regional Apple stores' websites. Canadians...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Samsung moves to ban the new iPhone 4S in France and Italy

Samsung moves to ban the new iPhone 4S in France and Italy

05 October, 2011 | comments (291)

Samsung's lawyers have been after the next generation iPhone for weeks now and after yesterday's official announcement, they've upped the ante. They've filed preliminary injunction motions to stop the 4S from selling in France and Italy, claiming...


Everything you need to know about the iPhone 4S [ROUNDUP]

Everything you need to know about the iPhone 4S [ROUNDUP]

04 October, 2011 | comments (102)

You may or may not have noticed that we're increasingly busy with Apple's event and the iPhone 4S announcement last night. Our blog has also been feeling underwhelmed throughout the evening for reason too technical and boring to explain. That may...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Android in Sept 2011: Gingerbread surpasses 38% share

Android in Sept 2011: Gingerbread surpasses 38% share

05 October, 2011 | comments (16)

The numbers from the monthly Android version distribution report are in and September is most probably that last month with Froyo in the lead. The Gingerbread ascend continues, while Honeycomb is finally starting to make itself easier to notice on...


Samsung offers a sneak peak of what could be the Nexus Prime

Samsung offers a sneak peak of what could be the Nexus Prime

05 October, 2011 | comments (86)

Those of us who were disappointed by yesterday's 'Let's talk iPhone' event by Apple are now looking forward to Samsung and Google's 'Unpacked' event scheduled for October 11 in San Diego. It seems though that we will be in for a treat after looking...


Unannounced Samsung Champ 2 and C3520 crop up

Unannounced Samsung Champ 2 and C3520 crop up

04 October, 2011 | comments (16)

We got spicy info on two new upcoming Samsung feature phones aiming the entry-level market - the C3520 clamshell and the touch-based Champ 2. Samsung C3520 is a clamshell with a 2.4-inch QVGA display, a 1.3 megapixel snapper, a 3.5mm audio jack,...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


First Apple iPhone 4S camera samples surface, look stunning

First Apple iPhone 4S camera samples surface, look stunning

04 October, 2011 | comments (220)

The Apple iPhone 4S might not have been the update everyone was expecting, but it certainly delivers well on the camera front. Not only is this the fastest camera around, but it also promises to do some of the most impressive photos you have...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple unveils iPhone 4S with dual-core CPU and 8MP camera

Apple unveils iPhone 4S with dual-core CPU and 8MP camera

04 October, 2011 | comments (709)

Apple just unveiled the newest member of its iPhone lineup of smartphones. Dubbed the iPhone 4S, the latest offering by the Cupertino-based company is more of an incremental upgrade than a complete overhaul of the iPhone 4. Design and dimensions...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


EXCLUSIVE: Samsung Nexus Prime first live shot leaks

EXCLUSIVE: Samsung Nexus Prime first live shot leaks

04 October, 2011 | comments (184)

With all the fuss surrounding the Apple event today, you may have forgotten that an equally big announcement is coming next week. And we are first to deliver you a glimpse of what is to come at the Samsung Unpacked event, which will see the...


HTC Sensation XE is now on offer in the UK

HTC Sensation XE is now on offer in the UK

04 October, 2011 | comments (20)

The HTC Sensation XE has finally hit UK retailers. Clove UK offers you the handset for 492 including VAT, while the deal from Smartphone Centre will cost you 479.95 with VAT and delivery included. If you fancy a plan to go with the Sensation XE...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Vertu makes its first touchscreen phone, the Constellation T

Vertu makes its first touchscreen phone, the Constellation T

04 October, 2011 | comments (49)

Vertu has been around for many years now, thirteen, to be precise, but in all these years they have never released a touchscreen phone into the market. Perhaps they thought of it as a fad that will pass or perhaps they did not like the idea that...

Tags: Vertu, Nokia, Touch UI


The first 4G HD smartphone, LG Optimus LTE, made official

The first 4G HD smartphone, LG Optimus LTE, made official

04 October, 2011 | comments (33)

Today LG announced the market availability of their Optimus LTE Android smartphone. The Korea-bound handset is the first in the world to pack both an HD screen and LTE connectivity. The LG Optimus LTE screen measures 4.5" in diagonal and uses an...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Is iPhone 5 going to be a Sprint exclusive?

Is iPhone 5 going to be a Sprint exclusive?

03 October, 2011 | comments (98)

There is barely any time left before the official announcement from Apple and, yet, the rumors won't stop swirling, folks. Wall Street Journal reported that Apple's latest smartphone creation will be exclusively offered by Sprint Wireless in the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Sony Ericsson's CEO thinks Android is better than WP7

Sony Ericsson's CEO thinks Android is better than WP7

03 October, 2011 | comments (111)

Following an interview with President and CEO of Sony Ericsson, Bert Nordberg, the Wall Street Journal had some interesting points to mill over regarding Sony Ericsson in the US, the iPhone, Windows Phone, Android and Motorola. Whilst talking...


Vodafone Germany confirms the iPhone 4S and its 64GB option

Vodafone Germany confirms the iPhone 4S and its 64GB option

03 October, 2011 | comments (98)

So that's the iPhone 4S officially confirmed, then! The news was brought by no other but Vodafone Germany, who obviously got a bit overenthusiastic and added the iPhone 4S to the compatibility list of the Apple bumper listing on their website. A...


Nokia WP7-powered Sea Ray, Sabre and Ace specs leak

Nokia WP7-powered Sea Ray, Sabre and Ace specs leak

03 October, 2011 | comments (133)

With Nokia World just around the corner (October 26-27), rumors about the long sought-after WP7-smartphones of the Finns are starting to intensify. Today we got a particularly juicy bit of online gossip, which claims to reveal the specs of the first...


Samsung Galaxy S II available at AT&T, Galaxy Tab 8.9 at Best Buy

Samsung Galaxy S II available at AT&T, Galaxy Tab 8.9 at Best Buy

03 October, 2011 | comments (12)

US droid lovers now have two more gadgets running their favorite OS to choose from - the Samsung Galaxy S II for AT&T and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9. Both can be bought right now, the first from AT&T's stores or website, and the latter - from Best...


Samsung Galaxy Note hitting Europe this month [UPDATED]

Samsung Galaxy Note hitting Europe this month [UPDATED]

03 October, 2011 | comments (22)

The development of the latest member of the Samsung Galaxy family is obviously ahead of schedule. The Korean company just announced that the 5.3" Galaxy Note phoneblet will be hitting the shelves around Europe before October has ended. Germany,...


Major security issue discovered in latest HTC Android devices

Major security issue discovered in latest HTC Android devices

03 October, 2011 | comments (48)

A major security vulnerability has been discovered in recent HTC Android phones that would make the recent location tracking issue in iOS seem trivial in comparison. Discovered by the people at Android Police along with Trevor Eckhart, this...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Alleged Nokia Searay for T-Mobile Germany image leaks

Alleged Nokia Searay for T-Mobile Germany image leaks

02 October, 2011 | comments (122)

A very legit looking image of the Nokia Searay has just been leaked by The Nokia Blog. The image is allegedly from T-Mobile Germany and has a short description of the phone on the side. If we translate the text to English, we get the...